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Urban SNAP-Ed

Urban SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education) makes nutrition easy, tasty, and affordable! Using evidence-based teaching methods, limited-resource families & individuals are encouraged to select nutritious food,…

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Alabama SNAP-Ed Program Accomplishments

Major Awards (8)
National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
• 1st Place, Southern Region and Alabama Affiliate, Marketing Package Award
• 1st Place, Alabama Affiliate, School Wellness Award
• 1st Place, Alabama…

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Connecting Alabama SNAP-Ed Through Social Media

The Live Well Alabama social media initiative was developed in 2017 by Alabama Extension at Auburn University SNAP-Ed.

Live Well Alabama is found on three popular platforms: Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Daily posts promote healthy e…

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Extension Launches Breastfeed Friendly Child Care Certification

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Alabama ranks in the bottom three in the United States for breastfeeding initiation and continuation. Breastfeeding allows many health benefits for both a child and mother. To encourage more breastfeeding families,…

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Prevention Best Medicine for Calf Scours

When new calves are born and start growing, so does the threat of calf scours (diarrhea). A variety of infectious microorganisms, including bacteria (e.g., E. coli, Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter ssp.), viru…

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Direct Education Moves Youth and Parents Toward Better Health

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY17 Annual Report.  

In FY17, Alabama Extension at Auburn University SNAP-Ed reached more than 27,000 youth with exciting education about healthy eating and physical activity through sc…

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Partnership with CDC: A Snapshot of Aliceville, Alabama

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY17 Annual Report. 

Through a partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Alabama Extension, ALProHealth ignited grassroots efforts to transform the culture of ru…

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Snapshot of a Day, Live Well in Alabama

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY17 Annual Report. 

Third grader Lauren hops on the school bus at 7:00 a.m. to get to ABC Elementary School in rural Alabama. On the way, she spots a colorful SNAP-Ed billboard with the …

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Edible Landscaping

Edible landscaping is the practical incorporation of edible plants into the conventional landscape to create a sustainable and productive living space. It is a creative way to merge the vegetable garden and the ornamental garden into one se…

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What Do We Teach? Environmental Education

The Alabama 4-H environmental education curriculum grid provides a snapshot of what we teach. Please note, not all programs are available in every county.

Growing Alabama’s Future: Alabama 4-H seeks to empower youth with the skills to le…

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